CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Ms. Patricia Powell of Cape Girardeau and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Copeland of Matthews have announced the engagement of their children, Carrie Dawn Powell to Robert Lee Copeland.
A 1996 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School, the future bride expects to earn a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Southeast Missouri State University in December. She is a respiratory therapist at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
The prospective bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of New Madrid County Central High School and a 2004 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration, majoring in integrated marketing and communications. An alumni member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, he currently works in the pharmacy at St. Francis Medical Center.
Plans are under way for a Sept. 3 wedding at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson.